05:19AM, Wednesday 21 November 2012
Taking exams and living with Parkinson's disease were just two of the subjects tacked by pupils competing in Youth Speaks competition held on Tuesday (NOV 20).
The competition was run by Windsor and Eton Rotary Club for senior and intermediate schools in the towns.
The host school - Brigidine in Kings Road, came first in the senior section.
Keira Green was main speaker on a serious subject. The talk was entitled When the Body Says No, Parkinsons Disease. Maleem Kir was team chairman and Alycia Lewis the voter of thanks.
Winners in the intermediate class were St Edward's Middle School, Parsonage Lane, with the talk entitled Testing Times, Are Exams Really Worthwhile?
Max Greasley was main speaker, Edward Simmonds chairman and Josh Butler voter of thanks.
Judges included former Royal Borough deputy mayor Mary Stock and chairman of Thames Valley Federation of Small Traders David Knowles-Leak.
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